John Scott Henshaw

 1. John Henshaw  m Elizabeth Newman 
 2.. Philip Telfair Henshaw (1800-1835) m Sarah Ann Scott (1802-1862)
 3... John Scott Henshaw (1828-1883)
      +Mary Adeline Davis (c1828-?)
 4....  Philip Thomas Henshaw (1850-1920) 1,2,3,4,5
      +Ann E. Cole (c1831-?)
John Scott Henshaw     [ID 14564] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Aug 10 1828, Kentucky.1,3,5,6  

He married Mary Adeline Davis6,7 [Adaline Davis2,3], Jun 22 18486,7, Orange County, Virginia6,7.  Mary was born about 1828, Virginia.6  

John and Mary were shown in the 1850 census (Sep 3 1850), Oldham County, Kentucky:8

Jno [S or T or I - unclear] Henshaw, age 23, born in Kentucky; farmer; $9,100 real estate.
Mary Henshaw, age 22, born in Virginia.
Wm A Eddy, age 17, born in Virginia; laborer.
Living nearby in 1850 was widow Sarah Henshaw with her daughters9 (Sarah is thought to have been John's mother).10  Living next door to Sarah Henshaw was the family of Wm A. Eddy (shown age 16 with his family).11  

The 1850 Slave Schedule also shows:12

John S. Henshaw:
1 male black slave age 35.
1 male black slave age 30.
1 female black slave age 20.
1 female black slave age 18.
1 female black slave age 18.
1 male black slave age 10.
1 male black slave age 11.
1 male black slave age 2.

He then married Ann E. Cole13 [Anna E. Cole1,3,7], Nov 28 185413, Orange County, Virginia13.  Ann was born about 1831, Virginia.1  

John and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 5 1860), Oldham County, Kentucky:1

Jno Henshaw, age 32, born in Virginia; farmer; $22,500 real estate; $19,000 personal property.
Ann Henshaw, age 29, born in Virginia.
Philip Henshaw, age 9, born in Kentucky.
Edwd Rogers, age 6, born in Virginia.
Living nearby in 1860 was widow Sarah Henshaw with her daughters14 (Sarah is thought to have been John's mother).10  

John and son were shown in the 1870 census (Jul 1 1870), Oldham County, Kentucky:4

Henshaw, John S., age 44, born in Kentucky; farmer; $40,000 real estate; $5,000 personal property.
Henshaw, Philip F., age 20, born in Kentucky; attended school.
Living very close by in 1870 was the family of (apparently widowed) Adaline Woolfolk, 58.15  

John and family were shown in the 1880 census, Oldham County, Kentucky [census image very faded]:5

Henshaw, John, age 52, born in Kentucky; parents born in Virginia; widower; retired farmer.
Henshaw, Philip T., son, age 30, born in Kentucky; father born in Kentucky; mother born in Virginia; single; farmer.
Henshaw, Sarah E., sister, age 55, born in Kentucky; parents born in Virginia; single; keeping house.

John Scott Henshaw died Feb 2 1883.3  

See also: Thomas P. Henshaw who was also married in Orange County, Virginia at about this same time.  


Sources

  1. 1860 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; page 859, line #6, dwelling #474, family #470.
  2. Death certificate, Commonwealth of Kentucky, State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics; contributed by Joy Bliss Gerber
  3. "Genealogies of Virginia Families", Volume IV, "The Scott Family of Orange County", page 373;
    from the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  4. 1870 census, Saltillo Precinct, Oldham County, Kentucky; page 89B, line #23, dwelling #118, family #118.
  5. 1880 census, Saltillo Precinct, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll T9-0437, page 40B, line #25, dwelling #93, family #97.
  6. 1850 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M432-216, page 151B, line #8, dwelling #387, family #399.
  7. LDS IGI, citing: patron sheets.
  8. 1850 census, Division 1, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M432-216, page 151B, line #8, dwelling #387, family #399.
  9. 1850 census, Division 1, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M432-216, page 153A, line #11, dwelling #405, family #417.
  10. Speculation.
  11. 1850 census, Division 1, Oldham County, Kentucky; roll M432-216, page 153A, line #14, dwelling #406, family #418.
  12. 1850 census, Slave Schedule, Oldham County, Kentucky; page 363, line #23.
  13. "Marriage Index: District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, & Virginia, 1740-1920"; http://www.genealogylibrary.com.
  14. 1860 census, Oldham County, Kentucky; page 854, line #25, dwelling #443, family #440.
  15. 1870 census, Saltillo Precinct, Oldham County, Kentucky; page 89B, line #7, dwelling #115, family #115.


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